SAN ANTONIO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 18, 2012 — Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) kicks off the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) Americas today at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas. Approximately 2,000 designers, applications engineers, industry experts, executives and hardware, software and tools partners are on hand for four intensive days of learning and networking.
The FTF Americas 2012 program features a 40,000-square-foot interactive Technology Lab with more than 200 demonstrations from Freescale and its partners. The event also includes more than 400 hours of technical training sessions organized into seven tracks: Automotive, Consumer and Smart Devices, Health Care, Industrial, Networking, Smart Energy and Enabling Technologies.
“We are anticipating another outstanding FTF – the premier technical training event for embedded engineers – this year,” said Henri Richard, senior vice president and chief sales and marketing officer for Freescale. “FTF provides a unique opportunity for attendees to discover our latest innovations and interact with the entire Freescale ecosystem, a global community comprised of Freescale and its partners, customers and universities.”
The theme for the global FTF 2012 program is “Powering Innovation.” Freescale will emphasize its leading technologies and products that help embedded developers differentiate their designs, as well as the comprehensive, market-focused spectrum of enablement solutions and ecosystem partnerships needed to help developers innovate and accelerate their time to market.
Highlights from the event, including videos, photos, collateral and technical session recordings, will be uploaded to http://www.freescale.com/FTFAmericas frequently throughout the conference. Updates also will be posted to Freescale’s Facebook page, YouTube page, Twitter feed and the Freescale Technology Forum page on LinkedIn.
Keynote presentations at FTF Americas 2012
Tuesday, June 19 – Gregg Lowe, Freescale president and chief executive officer, will present the opening keynote address, focused on how Freescale is powering innovation in the era of connected intelligence.
Thursday, June 21 – Doug Yates, CEO, Roush Yates Engines and Peter Van Manen, Managing Director, McLaren Electronics, are scheduled to close out the event on Thursday, June 21, discussing engineering in motorsports.
FTF 2012 global sponsors
About the Freescale Technology Forum
Created to drive innovation and collaboration, the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) has become one of the developer events of the year for the embedded systems industry. The Forum has drawn more than 48,000 attendees at FTF events worldwide since its inception in 2005. Our annual flagship event, FTF Americas, takes place June 18-21, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas.
About Freescale Semiconductor
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world. www.freescale.com
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